Registration Clerk – PRN

PRN (as needed) 10-15/hrs , required to work two Saturdays a month.

This position is responsible for checking in patients for their appointments, obtain and verifies the accuracy of patient demographics and relevant information needed for the purpose of filing insurance claims, completes the registration process in the medical records system, identify and collect insurance co-payments, offer financial assistance to uninsured and underinsured, take payments, prepare receipts and balance the daily cash drawer, perform telephone duties as required and complete any and all follow-up work.

Essential Functions:

  • Has initial contact with the patient and is responsible for providing a comprehensive, coordinated and seamless service to patients.
  • Assists the patient through the registration process.
  • Obtains current and accurate demographic and insurance information.
  • Validates the status of insurance and determines the amount to be covered by private carrier.
  • Makes appropriate referrals to assist the uninsured population.
  • Collects required fees and co-pays.
  • Verifies participation in managed care programs as well as authorization for hospital service with primary care provider.
  • Obtaining proper signatures and process patient changes, including discharges, ensuring that all signatures, billing forms, and information are on file prior to patients’ release.
  • Prepares patient receipts and balances cash drawer.
  • Performs telephone duties as required and routes calls to appropriate staff.
  • Maintains an overall understanding of hospital functions and escort patients and public to the proper destination.

 

Job Requirements:

  • High School Graduate or GED required.
  • Mandatory Reporter Training required will have the opportunity to complete.
  • Computer use, data entry experience required.
  • Insurance knowledge is preferred.
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills required previous healthcare environment experience a plus.

This is a PRN (as needed) position with available benefits for 403b Retirement plan participation.